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Christine B Newman

March 27, 1931 — January 23, 2021

Christine B Newman, 89, of Charleston, widow of Robert H. Newman, Jr., entered into eternal rest on January 23, 2021, surrounded by her family.

Born on March 27,1931, in Charleston, SC, Christine was a daughter of the late Eldon and Neatha Benton.

She was a devoted Wife, Mother, and Grandmother. Her passion in life was having her children and family for dinner or a special social of some kind. Holidays were always very special to her.

Christine is survived by two children: Brenda J. Garvin of West Ashley, and Robert "Terry" Newman of West Ashley; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband and her parents, Christine was predeceased by a daughter, Wanda G. Garvin, a son, John C. Newman (Skipper) and a grandson Shane Newman.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic services will be private.

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL & CREMATION, West Ashley, 2501 Bees Ferry Rd, Charleston, SC 29414, (843) 722-8371.
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